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good morning, america. this morning, on the brink. we are just three days away from what many arealling a doomsday default. and overnight both sides dig in. >> they're refusing to negotiate with us. >> put something on the table. tell us where you are. >> the pressure is on this weekend for some kind of deal. will either side budge? tarmac collision. two delta planes clipped wings at chicago's o'hare airport. this is the s sond time this sort of thing has happened in a month. what is going on here? the royal and the rugby player. the queen of england'd's oest granddaughter is set to marry today in a lavish catholic ceremony. her groom, a professional rugby player. all the royals are coming
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including everyone's favorite newlyweds. what happened when you free a humpback whale that's tangled in a net. we'll show you perhaps the biggest splashiest most elaborate thank you on earth. and there it is. the countdown clock to when we hit the debt deadline. when the government's credit card will max out. no one believed it would come down to this but it has. a political mess in washington right now and if that clock hit zero with no deal it could become an economic mess, as well. a potential death knell for an economy that we just found out with yesterday's gd number is much weaker than previously thought. >> as you said coming at a very difficult time. many economists are calling this the doomsday scenario. it could affect everything from our home loans to our 401(k)s. in washington, there was more
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late night wrangling but as of this moment there is little visible progress and now this morning, the president is once again calling for compromise from both sides in his weekly address. check it out. >> the time for putting party first is over. the time for compromise on behalf of the american people is now. >> but as we can see compromise is proving very hard to come by. we have a team of reporters and analysts covering all angles of this story this morning. but we begin with abc's jim sciutto on capitol hill. good morning, jim. >> reporter: good morning, bianna. no sign of compromise here. the house and senate get back into session after noon today. it will begin with a bitter no vote rejecting the senate's plan even before the senate votes on it itself. that was after another conte contentious day friday. speaker boehner had barely an hour to savor his hard fought
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victory passing his plan. >> a motion to reconsider is laid upon the table. >> reporter: though without a single democratic vote. >> i stuck my neck out a mile. a lot of people can never say yes. this house has acted. and it is time for the administration and time for our colleagues across the aisle put something on the table. tell us where you are. >> reporter: it came only after boehner added a requirement for a constitutional balanced budget amendment to placate conservatives and that left the plan dead on arrival in the democratically controlledenate which rejected it without a single gop vote. >> all they do is talk and that's not enough to get done. it's time for us to be adults. that's what the american people want. >> reporter: they are getting only more partisan rancor. id plans to vote on his plan early sunday. but the house will get a jump on him voting on it even before it
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reaches the senate floor and almost certainly knocking it down. the question now is when the two sides will negotiate a compromise that can actually pass. and we're told those negotiations have quietly begun. the debate going on here, it's not happy. concerned about the effect of a default or even the threat of a default on their economy's intereststrates, the world economy. one british official calling all of this the greatest threat to the world financial system. with voices like that having very little effect here. a very uncertain 72 hours coming up not just for the u.s. but the world, dan. >> people all over the world worried. jim sciutto, thank you. let's bring in senior political correspondent jon karl who's been all over this story since the beginning. we've got the boehner and reid plan. neither of these things can pass so what, if anything, is being done to craft some sort of compromise? >> reporter: well, there are, as you heard jim mention quiet negotiations going on between
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harry reid and mitch mcconnell. mitch mcconnell has been on the phone several times with vice president biden over the last several days trying to find one last-ditch effort to get what everybody knows needs to happen, dada that is something that has bipartisan support. i got to tell you, though, the atmosphere is so poisoned here, the question is once they get that agreement, can they pass it. >> well, let me pick up on it. there's been so much tough talk, even trash talk. i wonder if there is another wiggle room rhetorically for the hard-liners on either side to back down. >> reporter: i think -- maybe not the hard-liners but i think there is wiggle room. if you look at those two bills you have there, there is incredible common ground. they both cut about $900 billion to a trillion dollars in spending and both avoid defall and set up a super committee to look at deeper cuts by the end of the year. the question is whether the president has to get another debt ceiling increase.
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there's some other trigger to force those spending cuts next year. >> jon, you've covered capitol hill for quite a while now. what. >> reporter: odds that we'll see some sort of compromise before the debt clock runs out? >> reporter: i would say 70% chance that we get a deal by the august 2nd deadline right up against the wire and say nearly 100% that we get a deal by the end of next week. we may miss that deadline but not by much. >> jon, thanks for sticking your neck out. we appreciate both of those things and your reporting this morning. bianna, over to you. all right, dan, thank you. we want to now take a look at what happens if the clock hits zero and there's still no deal. will the doomsday scenario everyone fears actually play out? well, first the immediate effects could be that the government soon won't be able to pay all of its bills and decisions will have to be made on what not to pay. that might mean noay for government workers, no payments
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to contractors, no assistance to states and municipalities, taking millions out of the u.s. economy every day. and we know that's not good for anyone. second, the u.s. could lose its aaa credit rating? what does that mean? it could send interest rates up on your mortgage, car loan, virtually everything you borrow money onon if this happens some economists believe the stock market will plummet. this week alone it dropped 580 points and many believe it could fall more than 6% if this turns out to be true. for the average 401(k) holder that would mean a loss of nearly $9,000. and "barron's" michael santoli has been reporting on the deb crisis. we both talked to people. three months ago no one would have imagined it would come down to this. what is the worst case scenario if we default? my 82-year-old grandmother was calling me to see if she would
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get her social security check. >> we're not talking about default because the government can still pay its interest and payments on its debt. the government if we don't get a bill will have to prioritize what it pays and what it doesn't pay, whether it's a limited government shutdown or something like that. the more tangible adverse result is going to be further weakening of the economy. we basically have businesses pulling back, banks marshaling their cash and that to me is the biggest long-term risk but the economy gets that much worse already in a fragile state. >> gdp report out, and everything came down to one weekend. negotiations in washington. could we see the market tank. >> potentially. the market has to throw a tantrum to get the attention of people in washington. it could happen that way. i do think basically, you know that 70% kind of handicapping we say we get a deal, that's iendz of what the market is thinking, too. if we do really go and not have these negotiations bear any fruit i do think the market
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could tank. i think the interest rate risk actually a longer term potential adverse effect. i don't think rates will shoot higher. >> you agree with jon and you say 70% chance. >> i do think the august 2nd could be tripped. we have to have that much more brinksmanship before we get a deal. >> busy week on washington and wall street. thank you and turn over to dan now. >> fascinating discussion. that wraps up our discussion of the debt debate. now to that small town in new hampshire fp where an 11-year-old girl simply vanished. this morning in the search for celina cass investigators are following up on hundreds of leads and even putting in a new cell tower to improve communications in the remote area. abc's ron claiborne has been on the story all week in new hampshire. back now with the latest. >> good morning. law enforcement officials admit candidly that this case has them stumped. they don't even know if they're dealing with a runaway or something much more ominous but
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all they know is celina cass hasn't been seen since she was home monday night. people in that town where she live, stewartstown, new hampshire, are anguished and frightened. friday night, hundreds in this close-knit gathered, a vigil for the 11-year-old girl missing for five days. earlier celina sent this vow through a family friend. >> celina, if you can hear this now, please know how much we love and we miss you. >> reporter: the 11-year-old was last seen on her computer in her bedroom. on tuesday morning, she was gone. police have said they were interview every person in this town of a little over 1,000. >> at this point we have canvassed approximately 300 homes in the area. >> i'll be basically in the ditch. >> reporter: more than 100 law enforcement officers are now scouring the area, searching back ponds and the local woods and even lowered the connecticut river to search for clues. >> if you saw or know anything
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at all, however insignificant you may think your information is, come forward now. >> reporter: there's been no amber alert for celina because law enforcement officials say there's no clear evidence to suggest foul play. nor that celina has been abducted. >> from the fbi's perspective the labeling of this case does not matter. we have brought in additional aviation support. we have brought in additional investigative manpower and we have also now deployed a specialized evidence response team. >> reporter: abc news obtained court documents showing in 2003 a judge order eed wendell noyeso a state mental hospital. noyes has not been named as a suspect in this case. what is the mood, the sense of how people are feeling today? >> shocked probably. >> very overwhelmed. >> reporter: for now the family's house is empty surrounded by police crime scene tape. waiting for celina to come home. and when i spoke to
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investigators they said a big mountainous terrain in that part of new hampshire along the canadian border. there are just so o ny places where someone could hide or they say could be hidden. bianna? >> as you can see, the entire town was shocked. thank you. well, now to a strange scene that played out in a texas courtroom during the trial of warren jeffs. the polygamous sect lead said little until he jumped up and objected for nearly an hour and dan klepoeffler is here with th story. >> reporter: despite the magnitude of the charges warren jeffs is going it alone without lawyers and right from the start of this trial, he has shown a combative almost condescending approach to defend his name and his s actions. the silent sectarian who's been near mute in court broke his silence with two words "i object" as the fbi was about to
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name people in his compound, jeffs suddenly stood and began to deliver his objections for almost an hour seemingly thinking that he was on a pulpit, not a courtroom. jets said there is sacred trust given to religious leadership not to be touched by government agencies. for 55 minutes he droned on attacking the court foror infringing on his rights and saying he's not looking for the court's proval but his near hour sermon came to an end when the judge told him time's up. >> you have to look at warren jeffs like you look at many people that create cults, become the leader of cults like a david koresh, like a jim jones. they aspire to those positions because they believe they're the messiah. >> god's talking to you and god says to do something and it comes out of warren's mouth, you do it. there are no ifs, and the or buts about it. >> reporter: thursday he fired his legal team and is representing himself. >> one might view this as his -- him saying this is my battle and
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i want to represent myself. >> reporter: the wacky and unusual seem to have become the norm in this case, and this was just another example. >> reporter: for this case it seems that the bizarre has just begun. and at the end of his nearly hour-long sermon, the judge overruled jeffs' objection saying court rules prohibited him from testifying while objecting. they want him to get proper courtette" before the next court session begins on monday. >> i spent some time about his followers. he's viewed as a prophet, almost extremely controversial. very interesting trial. let's check the headlines once again with ron. >> good morning, everyone. we begin with a frightening incident on a runway at one of the nation's busiest airports. two delta airplanes collided on the tarmac at chicago's o'hare airport last night. the wing of one plane clipped the tail of another while it was backing away from the loading gate. it caused minor damage to both
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planes. no injuries reported. and in texas, they were prpring for heavy rain from tropical storm don, b b don turned out to be a dud. the storm failed to bring much rain to the state which is suffering through an epic drought. abc's matt gutman joins us now with details from corpus christi in texas. matt? >> reporter: hey, ron, well, this is what texasas did not wa to wake up to see this morning, clear sky, dry pavement, a gentle breeze.. tropical storm don broke up almost as soon as it hit the texas coast. that's how dry and hot it has been. one of the few places that did get rain was brownsville, texas, only about half an inch and that was one of the few places that actually didn't need any rain. some of the folks most concerned about it were cotton formers, that's a cash crop here, they harvested them yesterday. apparently they didn't have tot do that so don was a bust as a drought buster and today texas still needs 15 inches of rain
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just to catch up, ron. >> wow, 15 inches. all right, matt gutman reporting from corpus christi, thanks for that. the phone hacking scandal rocking rupert murdoch's british newspapers may be reaching across the atlantic. reporters at the murdoch owned "new york post" have been told to hold on to any documents that may be related to phone hacking or paying off british police. finally an early pardon for one lucky turkey. veterinarians are treating a turkey who fell off a poultry truck. the 45-pound bird has been nicknamed miss november but miss november is expected to end up on a farm sanctuary to live peacefully for the rest of her life. i have a non sequitur. you know how fast a turkey can run. >> i don't know. >> no. >> 35 miles an hour. isn't that interesting? >> not after falling off the back of a truck. >> that's the best-looking miss november i have seen in a long time. >> that's not the best i've seen in a long time. >> we'll talk about that later.
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time now for the weather and casey curry from abc . i wanted to say houston because that's my favorite town. >> we do love it. good morning, bianna. let's quickly get you an update on tropical storm don. as matt gutman mentioned don was a dud. dissipated almost immediately yesterday because of dry air. but in the heart of hurricane season we're stiti watching everything out there. we're way out in the atlantic. this may become emily in the next few days. we'll certainly watch this closely. the heat is on across much of the country once again. dallas about to hit 100 degrees for the 29th day in a row. that's a look at your national recast. >> good morning. washington forecaster after the hottest day in 1 14 years is not surprising we're starting out warm. emperatures right around ththe 8-degree mark and the humidity out there. at reagan 04 national.
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one the nine hottest days in washington hiory. a few showers. most of them are not going to be a threat today. ots of sunshine. degrees.. >> back to you, bianna. >> all right, casey, thank you. well, dan, are you ready for this, royal wedding round two in the uk today. i know you're thrilled about this. prince harry isn't eloping. calm down. it's his cousin, the queen's oldest granddaughter sarah phillips getting married in scotland today and the entire royal family including william and kate are on the guest list. abc's lama hasan has details from london this morning. good morning. >> reporter: round two, indeed. the royal family is getting together once again for another royal wedding but this time it's more of a private affair. less pomp and circumstance than the other wedding we saw three mops ago. the celebrations began with a cocktail partytyn the royal yacht "britannia." yep, you guessed it.
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these newlyweds stole the show. harry was there and it doesn't look like he had a date, gals but they are not your typical royal couple. she is zara phillips, the royal wild child with a pierced tongue. a sporty 30-year-old world class equestrian. he is mike tyndall, a burly man who plays a quintessential and tough sport rugby and like the duchess of cambridge he too is a commoner but for this wedding the eyes will not be on the bride and groom. >> her granny happens to be the queen, head of tate but that is the only sort of real royal connection. other than that it is like any other wedding on a saturday afternoon. >> reporter: zara ishe queen's first granddaughter. her mother is prince charles' sister, princess anne which means her and the prince are first cousins. her mother chose thought to give her a royal title.
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they've been described as a down to earth couple. remember their engagement photos. check it out. they're wearing jeans. a little differenthan prince william and catherine's glamorous shots. >> they're ordinary people. she is be mrs. mike men tall. >> they met eight years ago and guess who introduced them, the party prince himself, prince harry. and the newlyweds won't be going on honeymoon. their going trait back to training, trait back to work. doesn't sound fair. >> i kind of like the casual look there. the engagement pictures in jeans. >> tongue piercing and all. coming up you'll want to see this, how does a whale say thank you to humans who rescued her? it is a grand and joyous gesture. we'll show you in a minute. plus, my one-on-one with katy perry. she is in a new movie. what does she want to do next. amanda knox is back in court today. the final day of testimony as
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104 at reagan national. e hottest day in the past 14 years. only nine times in washington 140, 105 or we hit 106. highng at the big picture, pressure over add. the showers along son/didixon line. dissipate.ginning to for today, another sunny and hot day out there. look for temperatus today 93-97 degrees. tomorrow, temperatures cooler the humidity will be moderate. and next week, temperatures just like last week, in the 90's from
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♪ na na >> check this out, this extraordinary display of gratitude happened after a group of people did a very nice thing for this whale. we'll tell you what they did and a little more about this video coming up on "gma." we had a big debate about what kind of thank you song we should use as a backdrop. bianna pointed out i suggested something from "the golden girls." >> i wasn't go to bring it up but i did. thank you for being a friend. >> i'm bianna golodryga. >> i'm dan harris. it's saturday, july 30th. i gogoa chance to sit down with one of the biggest pop stars around, , ty perry. her career has exploded just like a firework over the past year and now she's taking on the big screen but what is really fascinate something her
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relationship with her parents, you'll want to hear what she says about that. >> i'm interested to hear about that. also speak of pop star, remember tiffany from the '80s, she was a big favorite of bianna's. back with a new cd and making a little career switchup performing for us this morning in our summer concert series in a few minutes. >> memories. >> we do begin with amanda knox. today is the last scheduled day of testimony at her appeals trial. the american college student convicted of murdering her roommate has benghazi in an italian jail since 2007. new forensic evidence gave her and her family hope she may be coming home very soon. abc's t.j. winick is here with more. >> reporter: good morning. a remarkable turn of events. during the original trial, the prosecution had no eyewitnesses and no clear motive. the case rested almost entirely on two key pieces of evidence. well, independent experts now say that evidence was tainted. for amanda knox, the seattle exchange student convicted of
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murder, these court appointed experts may be the key to her freedom. she's been locked away in an italian prison for nearly four years. this morning, the victim's attorney says they want each expert to retestify, this after new revelations which could very well s s amanda free. it was november 2007 when knox along with boyfriend raffaello sollecito and a third man were charged in the stabbing death of her roommate meredith kercher. prosecutors claim it was a drug-fueled evening, a sex game gone wrong. in 2009 knox was convicted and sentenced to 26 years in prison, sollecito to 25. back in court for her appeal earlier this week, the 24-year-old knox looked fragile and pale. but then that shocking testimony regarding key forensic evidence on the victim's bra clasp said to contain dna of sollecito and
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alleged murder weapon, said to contain knox's dna. >> these independent experts came forward sayingg there is n evidence on the knife. this little bra clasp also had no evidence of dna of the young man. >> reporter: not only no blood or dna but strict international guidelines for collecting dna were apparently violated. >> taking away the material evidence destroys the case. and i don't think that they can go very much farther with it. >> reporter: for amanda her freedom may very well not be a question of if but when. >> i was able to speak to the priestn jail who was there. he said you could see the light in her eyes and she could finally breathe for the first time in over three years. >> reporter: after today the courts go on break for the summer. the hearings will then likely resume in another month with a verdict expected at the end of september. of course, you know, the entire knox family can hardly wait. >> i'm sure they've been by her side since day one. can't believe it's been over
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three years we've been following the case. all right, t.j., thank you. we'll turn back to ron claiborne with the other headlines this morning. >> hi again, bianna, dan, t.j., how are you doing? >> good. >> okay. good morning. in the news, behind-the-scenes talks have begun in order to avoid the nation's first defaultltn history. harry reid and mitch mcconnell have quietly started negotiating. iraq is more dangerous than it was a year ago, the conclusion of a new report from a u.s. government watchdog. it comes as baghdad and washington are negotiating whether to keep the u.s. military in iraq past a year-end withdrawal deadline. and richard nixon's grand jury testimony could be made public soon. a federal judge ordered the nearly 300-page transcript be released but the obama administration could appeal. finally an honor for many considered the father of rock 'n' roll. a statue of chuck berry was dedicated to him.
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he still performs across the treat from the statue. still rocking at 84. >> time for the weather one casey curry. >> we are checking severe weather. let's start you off with video, north of new york city where they had all kinds of rough weweher and lots of wind damage. at one point at the height of the storm, 20,000 people without power. today we're looking at severe weather across the far northern plain, areas like fargo, minneapolis, sioux fall, likely to see rough weather again today and more monsoonal rains for parts of the west, flooding will be possible throughout this region and back here across the rest of the country we'll continue to watch the heat build into the mid-atlantic by early next week. hat's a look good mororning. a hot weekend on tap. we'll have ook like anyme trim digits like yesterday. less humidid than yeyesterday. 93 in tomorrow. and all next week, temperatures
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what many are calling a doomsday >> this weather report is brought to you by splenda. >> we should say you're from abc 13. >> i was going g gng to correct ron. especially when it comes to houston. >> it's very difficult to correct ron. we know that. >> 13, 13, okay. we show ron. he just ran into the -- anyway, we'll show you that later. there he is -- >> my apologies. 13, abc 13. >> there he is, casey. >> you can buy me a -- >> we're all friends here. an amazing story. sea of cortez off baja california. some researchers came across a humpback whale and worked like crazy to free him and what happened next amazed everybody. when the team of researchers came across this humpback whale floating listlessly, they shout
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she was dead and then. one of the researchers, michael fishback decided to hop in to see what was wrong. he discovered thaha she was tangled in 200 feet of netting and quickly losing strength. >> she was in horrible shape. this humpback whale would not have survived another night. she really had a hard time moving and even breathing. >> reporter: he tried to free her but he couldn't. >> i got his dorsal fin free. that's it. >> reporter: so he and his teammates worked from the boat to cut her loose with only a small knife to help them. >> he knows what's going on. >> he knows what we're doing. >> he's got to be able to breathe too. >> reporter: harshly freed, the whale started swimming with the boat. >> taken for a ride by a whale. >> reporter: the whale soon got tired so theyent back to work pulling and cutting the net. >> her life was on the line and
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she kind of knew that we were her chance. we were her lifeline to live. >> reporter: after an hour. >> yay! >> yay. we did it. >> reporter: the whale was finally free. >> we saved a humpback whale. as she swam off, there was this. and then this. >> wow! >> reporter: and then ananher. the whale leapt out of thehe war 40 different times. it felt like a celebration. >> the magnificent life form on this planet which was really on the brink of death was free and was just showing its joy of being alive. >> that is just incrediblele >> i'm going to cry. >> incredibly emotional and almost no other way to interpret it other than a thank you. >> it gives new meaning to the phrase actions speak louder than word, huh? >> it does. >> unbelievable. coming up p "good morning
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♪ because baby you're a firework ♪ >> her music is catchy, is it not. >> i'm a little bit of a music nobody and even i like katy perry a lot. >> katy perry has taken the music world by storm with a string of number one hits and videos and now taking on hollywood as the voice of smurfette. i talked about her trip to the top of the charts and her latest career move ♪ makes the dream >> reporter: known almost as much for her changing look as her addictively catching songs. ♪ baby you're a firework >> reporter: and those songs have caught on big timing. five number one hits, a movie and a royal tour. >> you'r'r the envy of most people in your industry right now. tell us what this year has been like. >> i've been really focused the
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past couple of years. at the very beginning it was a bit difficult to adjust, you know, because everything is so new and you're like holding on for dear life. >> reporter: it's been one wild ride for perry and one vastly different from her upbringing. she was raised by strict evangelical parent, her first album was gospel u uer her real name katy hudson, aa genre she still loves. >> there is 's some amazing gos use music out there. >> reporter: that makes her first hit all the more surprising. ♪ i kissed a girl and i liked it ♪ >> reporter: this was that song about kissing a girl that launched her career. is it overwhelming to have all of this notoriety and fame come at you. >> it's a billion is what you got to have, i think is what i found and it's a big responsibility. i think when you're young and you have a dream, you think of the main points of the dream, oh, i want to be on stage, i want to wear lovely costumes, i
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want to write amazing songs that, you know, connene with people in so many different ways but you don't realize that for every job, you know, there's a lot of responsibility and a lot of pressure most definitely but i think it's a good pressure. >> reporter: part of that pressure is dealing with everything that comes with her success. well, there's also a price that a lot of celebrities you included that has to pay dealing with a balance between your own privacy. >> yes. >> reporter: and obviously connecting with your fans and audience, paparazzi always hounding a lot of celebrities now. how do you handle that balance? >> well, privacy is really important especially in my personal life with my husband and i. and we just cherish it so much and we go to great lengths whether it means we have to ride in the back of a laundry truck to get out of a place unnoticed, we'll go for it. >> reporter: well, okay, that is not what i had in mind. >> reporter: now a new and completely dififrent career turn. perry is now the royce of
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smurfette in the new "the smurfs" movie. >> you suspected with the wrong girl. >> reporter: ironic since her parents didn't allow her to watch it growing up. >> i want allowed growing uput now we're all showing up to "the smurfs" premiere. people change and i encourage change. i think it's an evolution and it's good for you and i think with my family and my parents, they've grown up, as well. just like we have and they've kind of like let go of the leash. >> reporter: for her the role was a safe if small step into the film world. >> i didn't want to go too far. i wanted to kind of work my way into the film world. >> reporter: what are the next few years going to be like for you? >> i think i need to live a little bit after this tour. so that the living will give me greater material for the next record and i think when i start to make my next record, i'm just going to put my finger on the lse of w wt the world is feeling now or then, whenever it
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is, and d y and tap into that. >> the world is feeling a lot of love for her. husband husband russell brand, famous actor, as well. a lot going on in their life. right back with a performance from your favorite '80s star. mine too. a [ male announcer ] imagine facing the day with less chronic low back pain. imagine living your life with less chronic osteoarthritis pain. imagine you, with less pain. cymbalta can help. cymbalta is a non-narcotic treatment that's fda-approved to manage chronic musculoskeletal pain.
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>> everybody know that tiffany has gone country? >> here's one from her new cd. ♪ driving all night with a look in my eye ♪
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♪ flashy light ♪ ah ♪ tonight i want to feel the music ♪ tilt the walls fall down ♪ i wanna feel the music all around ♪ >> come on. ♪ i'm let you buy me a drink let you think what you wanna think ♪
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be sure to tune in tonight for "world news." you'll be filling in for david muir. abcnews.com for all breaking news. >> see you later. >> good morning. i'm kathy park and taking a look in our of the stories region today the taxi commission fuel ging back its $1 charge. t will last 120 days until november 17. police set a security as search
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for a man slashing young women in shopping malls. corner pened at tyson's and greenbriar. politicals released surveillance suspect. the and police are investigating break-ins. he suspect breaking into a car in rockville earlier this month. police are trying to figure out are connected that happened a kensington. ier in good morning, dave for our forecast. >> good morning. we continue to sweat out this ummer of our discontent this morning. temperatures already around 80 degrees and the dew points in the 70's. so it is muggy out there. yesterday, you and me and all of history, 104hrough national. since 1997.day back 1880's. to the late on our surface map, no wainwright now. early owers dissipated this morning around the mason/dixon line and around
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charlottesville and mid few nia, you could see a scattered showers this afternoon but most of it, just another hot day but we're going to avoid the digits. 0 by noon. about 96 this afternoon. tomorrow, moderate humidity. 90-93. 90's are going away not quite as into august. just a sprinkle possible on monday and friday. kathy. hot week, >> thanks, david. and thank you for watching. we hope you have a great day.
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